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A week after a gunmen killed more than two dozen at the First Baptist Church there, hundreds gathered in Sutherland Springs, Texas. for the congregation's first Sunday service since the attack. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Shannan Wheeler says he suffered chemical injuries on his arms after a fire broke out at the Arkema chemical plant 3 miles from where he lives. He's now part of a lawsuit against the company. William Chambers for NPR hide caption

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After Chemical Fires, Texans Worry About Toxic Effects

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Austin City Council member Delia Garza attended the Women's March on Austin with colleagues Pio Renteria and Austin Mayor Steve Adler at the Texas State Capitol in January. Martin do Nascimento/KUT News hide caption

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Facing Discrimination In Public Life, Latinos Stay Positive About Government

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Christy Torres of Foundations Communities in Austin contacts people who bought insurance on Healthcare.Gov. to tell them it's almost time to renew. Martin Do Nascimento/KUT hide caption

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With Federal Funds Cut, Others Must Lead Health Insurance Sign-Up Efforts

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D.C. Appeals Court Rules For Teen Seeking Abortion While In U.S. Illegally

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People discard possessions last month that were damaged by flooding brought on by Hurricane Harvey in Dickinson, Texas. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Jessi Silva and Maggie Marquez on the grounds of the Blackwell School in Marfa, Texas. The school closed in 1965 and some of it was demolished. Both women returned to the grounds in 2007 with a group of alumni to hold a symbolic ceremony to unearth "Mr. Spanish." Sarah Vasquez for StoryCorps hide caption

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The Day A Texas School Held A Funeral For The Spanish Language

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Eric Arjon practices on a circuit board at Lone Star College's new construction trades center in Houston. He is training to become a heating, ventilation and air conditioning technician. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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After Hurricane, Texas School Tries To Meet Demand For Construction Workers

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Seventh-grade English teacher Kareli Lizárraga works with her students at STRIVE Prep-Sunnyside in Denver. She came to the United States illegally as a 4-year-old, and works in Denver thanks to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Cyrus McCrimmon/Denver Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Clockwise from top left: Flooding from Hurricane Harvey in Texas. A victim of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Rescuers search for survivors after the earthquake in Mexico. Monsoon flooding in India. Top Left: Emily Kask Top Right: Carolyn Cole Bottom Left: Diptendu Dutta Bottom Right: Pedro Pardo/Getty Images hide caption

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What The Pileup Of U.S. Disasters Means For The World

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Amy Walters from Copperas Cove, Texas, with a horse she rode as she rounded up lost cattle and brought them to the makeshift shelter in Beaumont, Texas. Brian Mann/North Country Public Radio hide caption

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From Pets To Livestock, Lost Animals Rounded Up In Beaumont's Makeshift Shelter

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Andrew White helps a neighbor — and a dog — get to safety after their street was flooded by Hurricane Harvey. Scott Olson /Getty Images hide caption

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A Bipartisan Bill Helped Save Pets From Harvey, And Maybe Their Humans Too

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Trucks make their way through floodwaters on a road leading to Arkema Inc. in Crosby, Texas, Wednesday. Chemicals at the plant are in danger of exploding because refrigeration is out owing to Hurricane Harvey. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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